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We are currently hiring Ecology Camp Staff for summer 2024

Ecology Camp Counselor

Position Summary:
This eight-week summer position entails planning, coordinating, leading, and teaching nature themed, outdoor day camp programs. Counselors will lead groups of up to 12 children ages 4-15 with the assistance of Junior Counselors (JCs) through hands-on activities, nature exploration, crafts, and games.

Duties & Responsibilities:

This position is full-time: must be able to work required hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00am-4:00pm from June 3-July 26. (No camp July 1-5)
Able to attend training May 28-31, or make alternate arrangements with Environmental Educator
Implement and lead a variety of activities including nature-based lessons, game, and crafts
Lead groups of up to 15 campers throughout Lincoln Memorial Garden’s trails and grounds
Assist in set up, maintenance, and storage of program equipment, supplies and facilities
Minimum Qualifications:

Must be at least 17 years of age
Have reliable transportation
An interest in nature and the outdoors
Excellent judgement, reliability, flexibility, and the ability to demonstrate a positive attitude and behavior
Ability to work and communicate effectively with all staff, volunteers, and campers
Basic knowledge of biology and environmental science concepts
Able to work outdoors under various weather and environmental conditions (at least 50% of each day will be spent outside)
Preferred Qualifications

Experience working with children in a camp or outdoor setting
Coursework related to education, environmental science, natural sciences, biology, recreation management, or other related fields

This is a paid, non-exempt, full-time, seasonal position working 40 hours per week. The position begins June 3rd, 2024, and ends July 26th, 2024. The position pays $14.00 per hour. There is also paid training running May 28th-31st.

If interested, send a resume to